NAPITNational Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers (UK)
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Introducing NAPIT, a Government approved Competent Person Scheme operator for installers across the Building Services sector, work tirelessly to promote the use of competent, registered installers and help protect householders against the dangers of electrical fires.
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NAPIT chief executive John Andrews said: "These figures really are encouraging, what many people fail to realise with the constant pressures on young people to go to university is that the world we live in is designed, built and maintained by electrical engineers.
NAPIT EXPO, which will be opened by Cllr Nick Small, right, Liverpool cabinet member for employment, enterprise and skills, takes place at the newly-renovated Rum Warehouse at Stanley Dock on July 9.
Unlike the gas industry, with one regulating body, GasSafe, the electrical industry has numerous bodies, including NAPIT, that help to regulate the industry.
John Andrews, Chief Executive of NAPIT says: "Every year there are a significant number of fires over the Christmas period linked to faulty lights or their inappropriate use.
Safety Contractors registered with NAPIT are regularly assessed to ensure they meet stringent technical and safety standards.
Safety Assurance: Over 9,000 electrical-related accidents occur in UK homes each year, so the importance of professional work is clear; this is why NAPIT registered installers are regularly assessed to ensure they comply with building regulations, a set of stringent, technical safety standards.
NAPIT Chief Executive John Andrews says, "Once again CO-Awareness week is upon us and whilst over the past year there has been a lot of talk, but once again very little concrete action.
Across Yorkshir there are 418 contractors registered with NAPIT.
NAPIT are once again working with registered charity CO-Awareness, CO-Awareness Week is due to launch on Monday 17th November 2008.